Definition of infidelity:
- Breach of trust; unfaithfulness to a charge, or to moral obligation; treachery; deceit; as, the infidelity of a servant.
- Unfaithfulness to the marriage vow or contract; violation of the marriage covenant by adultery.
- Want of faith or belief in some religious system; especially, a want of faith in, or disbelief of, the inspiration of the Scriptures, of the divine origin of Christianity.
adultery, disloyalty, falseness, false-heartedness, faithlessness, betrayal, perfidiousness, continue, perfidy, traitorousness, treacherousness, trust, treachery, fornication, cheating, unfaithfulness, falsity.
The marquis was now not suffered to doubt her infidelity, but the passion which her conduct abused, her faithlessness could not subdue; he still doated with absurd fondness, and even regretted that uncertainty could no longer flatter him with hope.- "A Sicilian Romance", Ann Radcliffe.
- "The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete", Frederich Schiller.
There may be no false system presented to us, and we may be perfectly safe with reference to any definite form of evil, such as infidelity or popery, but there may be any one, or indeed all three, of these deadly spirits imperceptibly breathing poison into our souls.- "Rome, Turkey and Jerusalem", Edward Hoare.